Abigail and Panda


Abby Garces Abby Garces is a strikingly beautiful mother of four, who was diagnosed with stage 4 liposarcoma in March of 2014 after she noticed pain and a mass in her shoulder.  She began chemotherapy at Kaiser under the treatment of Dr. Heather Hue and came to the Colorado Limb Consultants at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s [...]

Abigail and Panda2020-05-30T14:34:12-06:00

Kelley and Zoey


Kelley Kelley’s smile will stop you in your tracks! In April of 2015, this beautiful 38-year-old volleyball player and Denver Public School’s OT/PT Manager was diagnosed with liposarcoma in her right leg after noticing a bump behind her knee. After her initial ER visit at Rose Medical Center, Kelley transferred to the Denver Clinic [...]

Kelley and Zoey2020-05-30T14:38:27-06:00

Rebecca and Bronx


Rebecca Carcaterra Becca Carcaterra is an outgoing 20-year-old young woman who was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma in October of 2014 while attending St. Olaf College in Minnesota. The diagnosis of cancer brought Becca back to her home state of Colorado where she sought treatment at the Denver Clinic at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center. Under [...]

Rebecca and Bronx2020-05-30T14:42:59-06:00

Axel S. and Jaxson


Axel Soto Axel Soto is a sweet, soft-spoken 10-year-old who was diagnosed with osteosarcoma in his leg in March of 2015. This diagnosis brought Axel from his hometown of Edwards, Colorado, to the Denver Clinic to seek treatment from orthopedic surgeon Dr. Ronald Hugate and oncologists Dr. Julie Zimbelman and Dr. James Ball. Shortly [...]

Axel S. and Jaxson2020-05-30T14:47:02-06:00

Phil and Dancer


Phil Youngren Phil Youngren is a sweet, 81-year-young man who was diagnosed with chondrosarcoma in his left leg in May of 2013. For a couple of years, Phil’s leg had been hurting but he and his doctors could not figure out why. When an MRI in his home town of Boulder indicated something wasn’t [...]

Phil and Dancer2020-05-30T14:52:12-06:00

Andrew and Bentley


Andrew Lumpkin Andrew Lumpkin’s story is of survival, prosperity, and perseverance.  In 1998, Andrew, who was an active collegiate athlete at the University of Kansas, started experiencing pain in his left leg. When his pain persisted but doctors could not explain why Andrew traveled to Denver to seek the opinion of orthopedic surgeon Dr. [...]

Andrew and Bentley2020-05-30T14:54:51-06:00
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